T.J. McDonald, this is your moment.
The hard-hitting safety is active and will start at safety for the first time in a Dolphins uniform.
McDonald, suspended for the first eight games because of a violation of the league’s substance abuse policy, will start alongside Reshad Jones.
Ted Larsen likewise will make his Dolphins debut Sunday against the Panthers. He will start at left guard. Jesse Davis shifts to right tackle.
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Meanwhile, Damien Williams will start at running back for the second straight week.
No Dolphin will miss the game because of injury. Miami’s inactives: quarterback David Fales, safety Jordan Lucas, cornerback Torry McTyer, linebacker Stephone Anthony, guard Isaac Asiata, tackle Zach Sterup and receiver Rashawn Scott.